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Queen’s Park pulls plug on outreach programs to encourage higher learning

Oct 1, 2010 4:08:00 PM - thestar.com
Imran Khan, a fourth-year student at the U of T's Scarborough campus, is the first member of his family ever to go to University. Khan says he never considered dropping out, even when he wasn't doing well in first year.

New study shows students who are first in their family to go past high school aren’t at any higher risk of dropping out. But the Ontario government is funding anti-dropout programs at the expense of programs meant to attract “first generation” undergrads.

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